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Kazakh president sets out five priorities for #Kazakhstan’s ‘Third Stage of Modernization’ 

Kazakh president sets out five priorities for #Kazakhstan’s ‘Third Stage of Modernization’ 

In his annual address to the nation, Nursultan Nazarbayev, the president of Kazakhstan, announced five main priorities as part of what he described as “Kazakhstan’s third stage of modernization”. The priorities are aimed at ensuring economic growth and supporting the country to become one of the top 30 most developed countries in the world by […]

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China’s precision #poverty relief strategy enlightens world 

China’s precision #poverty relief strategy enlightens world 

| March 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

The “targeted poverty alleviation” strategy launched by China has not only managed to bring numerous Chinese people out of poverty, but has also provided enlightenment to other countries, writes Sun Tianren. “We should not forget the fact that China has contributed the most in world poverty alleviation in the past decade,” UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres […]

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Sweden and the Union for the Mediterranean sign an agreement in support of regional integration and co-operation in #Mediterranean 

Sweden and the Union for the Mediterranean sign an agreement in support of regional integration and co-operation in #Mediterranean 

| February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Swedish International Development Agency (Sida) and the UfM Secretariat have signed a €6.5 million multi annual financial agreement to support UfM core activities in favour of a more sustainable and inclusive development in the region.  As a clear signal in support of enhanced regional cooperation and integration in the Mediterranean, the UfM Secretariat and […]

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#EU opening a new chapter of relations with The Gambia

#EU opening a new chapter of relations with The Gambia

| February 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Neven Mimica, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, is in The Gambia today meeting the newly elected President Adama Barrow and his new Government. Commissioner Mimica made the following statement: “The peaceful democratic change in The Gambia is the result of the determination of the Gambian people, as well as the regional and international coordinated efforts of the […]

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EU steps up aid for #Nigeria, #Niger and #Cameroon as humanitarian crisis worsens

EU steps up aid for #Nigeria, #Niger and #Cameroon as humanitarian crisis worsens

The European Commission is providing additional humanitarian assistance to help address the worsening situation in the Lake Chad region. Today (4 August) the European Commission has announced an additional €12.5 million in humanitarian aid to support people in Nigeria, Niger and Cameroon as they face a deteriorating humanitarian crisis. Today’s additional emergency assistance will help […]

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#Refugees: Fate of 10,000 missing refugee children debated in Civil Liberties Committee

#Refugees: Fate of 10,000 missing refugee children debated in Civil Liberties Committee

How to protect unaccompanied minors and co-operate across borders to find missing children fast were the key issues in an emotional Civil Liberties Committee debate on Thursday (21 April) about the fate of 10,000 refugee children who have gone missing in Europe. Representatives of the Europol law enforcement agency, the EU Fundamental Rights Agency and […]

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A look back: European Year for Development

A look back: European Year for Development

| December 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

As the European Year for Development, 2015 has been dedicated to highlighting the role played by development cooperation. The European Parliament and especially the development committee are vital in promoting the EU’s commitment to fighting hunger and eradicating poverty worldwide. “For Parliament it was also an opportunity to engage citizens in the work of the […]

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